Autism Spectrum Disorder and Anxiety Disorders

Research recently published in the journal, Pediatrics, states that youth with both autism spectrum disorder ASD and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ADHD were 2.2 times more likely to have anxiety disorder and had a 2.7 times increased likelihood of developing other mood disorders, compared with those with ASD alone. The findings, based [...]

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Online Treatment for Anxiety Management

The Problem The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Anxiety is a common occurrence in our American culture. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million people in the United States. In fact, it is the [...]

Anxiety and Academic Performance

Recent research studies on anxiety and academic performance suggest that performance is lowered when stress and anxiety are present. This is true for all students; however, the effects of anxiety on performance are increased for students in special education. Test Taking and Anxiety One of the major barriers to academic success is [...]

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